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Iraq / Kurds / United States Air Strike / Campaign '96 #614451

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Ed Rabel) United States preparations for another air strike against Iraq for their firing on United States F-16s over the no-fly zone featured; details given of the movement of B-52s and F-117 Stealth fighters to the Persian Gulf. [Secretary of Defense William PERRY - says Iraq almost had an anti- radiation missile down their throats; comments on the United States retaliation plans.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Clinton's promise that Iraqi aggression will not go unpunished featured. [CLINTON - says we will protect our people.] Criticism by vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp of the US mission in Iraq noted.

(Aboard the USS Carl Vinson: Fred Francis) The cost of the United States military maneuvers against Iraq outlined. [USS Carl Vinson Captain Larry BAUCOM, USS Russell Captain Pete DALEY - comment on the cost weighted against the importance of the mission.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred;
Rabel, Ed

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